Cucurbitaceae Sicyos angulatus L.

Oneseed Burr Cucumber

Iroquois - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 451

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Scientific name: Sicyos angulatus L.
USDA symbol: SIAN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oneseed Burr Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Decoction of vine taken for venereal disease.

RECRD: 95170 id: 37945